Interview: Sam Gray, Apposite Capital

London-based PE group Apposite Capital is among the most active investors in health care in Europe. HBI chats with managing partner Sam Gray about the state of the market and pricing, how he sees that changing, and the investment opportunities piquing his interest at present.

Competition concerns around Portman / Dentex merger

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said the proposed merger between dental groups Portman Dental Care and Dentex Healthcare raises competition issues, and will be investigated further unless suitable undertakings are received.

All change at the top for mydentist and DD

Tom Riall is standing down as CEO of UK-based dental group mydentist, and will take up the role of executive chairman from April 1. His replacement has been announced.

Interview: Richard Storah, CFO, mydentist

HBI chats with mydentist CFO Richard Storah about the UK-based dental group’s history, its plans for 2023 and beyond, and how he sees the post-pandemic market.

UK warns off Turkey after deaths

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a travel warning following the deaths of 22 British nationals who sought medical treatment in Turkey. The country has recently seen a tsunami of patients taking the trip due to a failing NHS in England and the promise of more affordable cosmetic surgeries. HBI speaks to three Turkey-based analysts to understand whether the safeguarding concerns are warranted and what impact the warnings could have on the medical tourism industry.

Scottish dental group “up for sale”

HBI hears that Scottish dental group Clyde Munro is about to go up for sale, and speaks to an operator and an investor source to find out more.

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